Sexy, strong and feisty, Laura Wright, who plays Carly Benson Quartermaine Corinthos Alcazar Corinthos Jacks, grew up in Clinton, Maryland, where she was born Laura Sisk on September 11, 1970. Wright began acting and in local commercials and modeling while in high school, and she appeared in school productions. There was another thespian in Surratsville High School besides Laura Wright in Clinton, Maryland as well - Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden.
Wright's first major role was as Ally Rescott Bowman in the soap opera Loving and later, the same role in a spinoff soap, The City. While on Loving, Wright shared an apartment with actress Kelly Ripa. After her stint as Ally, Wright went on to the role for which fans remember her best, ex-stripper Cassie Layne on Guiding Light, a part she played for eight years. The role of Cassie brought her many accolades, including a 1998 Soap Opera Digest Award for Best New Character. In 2005, Wright brought Cassie's streetwise attitude over to General Hospital for the role of Carly. Wright is the fourth actress to play the part. Her tremendous popularity is testament to the warmth and humor she brings to the role.
Wright is married to architect John Wright, and they have two children, a son and a daughter. She lives in the Los Angeles area.